Tag: Sustain

The Art Of Leadership

If you’re in charge of people at work – or in any organisation – and want to be successful at it, then learning about the Art of Leadership should be high on your agenda.

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If you don’t ask you don’t get!

How big is your ask? It may not be as big as you think – if you know how to ask the question. More to the point, asking the question rather than not asking – for fear of rejection – actually increases your chances of a positive response. Would you like to learn more?

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How To Make Good Business Decisions

Wife says: “I thought I told you to turn left at the roundabout, but you went straight on.” Husband says: “I thought I knew a better way, possibly a short cut.” Wife says: “Well done. Now we’re lost!”

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The Roles of a Business Owner

To run a successful business means to be good in many areas. Starting with developing the right ideas to managing the existing infrastructure and the technical aspect of the day to day work. Each of those areas requires different skills, but all of them together are vital to run a successful business.

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The Lie Of Multitasking

Most of us can do multiple things at the same time. We can walk and have a conversation at the same time. We can shave or apply makeup while listening to music on the radio. No problem with that. Where it becomes more difficult is when we try to focus on two things at the same time. That’s when we realize; we can’t.

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Are you focusing on the right thing?

Negative thoughts fuel negative actions – and often no actions at all. So how do you switch off all that negativity and blast your way out of it with positive thoughts, ideas and actions? As someone who has been there and done it, John di Stefano could well have the solution for you!

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Bankruptcy: what’s next?

Bankruptcy is more than scary. Imagine that all you ever worked for could disappear overnight…just because you didn’t get it right. But treating it as more of a setback and a learning experience can be your inspiration for success in the future.

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The Art of Positioning

Finding your niche means much more than coming up with a business idea. You need to be absolutely clear about the value you will be creating for your customers and define your target market with precision. Get your positioning right – and your customers will love you!

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Do you really need a Business Coach?

If you want to be successful in business, you need to be the best you can be in your field. But as your start-up gains momentum – and you become increasingly involved in all aspects of the business – how do you acquire the skills and knowledge to survive in the future?

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Happiness and Mindfulness

Happiness is wonderful. It’s also intriguing. Can we – or should we – be happy all the time? And how do we measure happiness? We all have different views on pursuing happiness. What’s yours?

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Accountability equals success

Being accountable means so much more than simply reporting back. It’s all about taking responsibility and being driven by your own motivation to meet the goals of your business. Accountability also breeds success. But who are you accountable to if you’re a solopreneur?

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Becoming the Best Version of You

How do you become a better ‘you’ – especially if you want to improve your job prospects? You don’t need to reinvent yourself as it all starts with a bit of common sense, discovering your true purpose in life and having a clear sense of direction.

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How lonely do you want to be?

Loneliness, real loneliness, affects our mental and physical health. It’s like wading through quicksand towards a light at the end of the tunnel…except the light keeps getting further away. Whatever the reasons for loneliness, there is a way through…

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How to be in the right place at the right time

We all know that we can’t be in two places at the same time…yet. But even being in one place, is that the right place as far as that well known maxim of right product, right place, right promotion and right price is concerned? And being in the right place isn’t just about a physical location…

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The language of an entrepreneur

Frustration is one of the biggest hang-ups for entrepreneurs, especially when starting a business. When things don’t go to plan, you get demoralized and your confidence falters. The experiences of one of clients proved that turning negatives into positives is one of the best ways of getting frustration out of your system and turning your life around.

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How to validate a business idea?

What would you do for a friend who’s always moaning that there’s never enough hours in the day? Buy him a clock? Nice idea, but not the ideal solution as it would only help him watch the passage of time. Dig a bit deeper and you’ll discover what your friend’s real problem is. And then you’ll be able to create the best solution to the problem.

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The Twist that will make your business

Do you ever feel like your business is just treading water? All around you, the market is changing, customer behaviour is transforming and you’re left drifting out to sea. A little twist in the way you do business can help you catch that wave and get you swimming with the tide rather than against it.

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How a change maker works

How do you get your customers to love you as much as you love them? When you think about it, you’ll find part of the answer within the question. But it’s not just your wonderful product or service that your customers crave for. It’s the value you create in your role as a change maker.

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